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Creationist Baffled By The Existence Of Pee

 
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Posted by on October 26, 2016 in creationism, Funny

 

Children with Williams Syndrome don’t form racial stereotypes

WILLIAMS Syndrome (WS) is a rare neurodevelopmental disorder caused by the deletion of about 28 genes from the long arm of chromosome 7. It is characterized by mild to moderate mental retardation and “elfin” facial features. Most strikingly, individuals with WS exhibit highly gregarious social behaviour: they approach strangers readily and indiscriminately, behaving as if…

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Posted by on October 11, 2016 in cognitive science

 

The evolutionary level of human violence — Why Evolution Is True

There’s a new paper in Nature about the level of intraspecific violence in humans and other species, written by José Maria Gómez et al. (free reference and download below). The question is how often members of single species kill each other in the wild, and whether humans are outliers. It’s already gotten a lot of attention in the press, […]

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Posted by on October 3, 2016 in religion

 
 
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